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The First Tee

of Miami

The First Tee Miami is a part of the Dade Amateur Golf Association, a not-for-profit organization that for over 50 years has transformed itself into one of the most respected golf organizations in the country serving those of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities, both physical and mental.  Under the leadership of the De Luccas, The First Tee Miami’s mission is to impact lives by providing programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices, utilizing the game of golf.

The First Tee of Miami’s mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

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Nine Core Values

Why is golf different from other sports?

Players learn values like honesty and responsibility by calling penalties on themselves and reporting their own score. By participating in The First Tee, youth are introduced to Nine Core Values which are incorporated throughout the program.

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More than a game

85% of alumni say The First Tee helped them become a better student.

At The First Tee, kids and teens are learning to play golf along with life lessons and leadership skills. And it’s making a difference. Our programs are positively impacting youth, their families and their communities.


Getting started

Who can play?

The First Tee offers group lessons to youth up to age 18 regardless of background or previous experience. Our coaches are trained to make kids feel comfortable and assure they have a positive, non-intimidating experience. All we ask is young people come with an open mind and positive attitude.

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The First Tee of Miami

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Mentoring Matters: Golfing Turns Into Life Lessons At First Tee Miami

The First Tee’s Reach

Our chapter is one of many in The First Tee network. The First Tee is reaching young people in all 50 states and select international locations on golf courses, in elementary schools and through other youth-serving organizations.

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